Ben McHugh from Roads ACT announced today that work has started up again on the Calwell park and ride.
“Work on the construction of Calwell’s new park and ride facility has recommenced this week with local contractor Deeble B&C engaged to complete the work,” Mr McHugh said.
“The new facility will be a permanent park and ride car park, which will be available to the public and Calwell Club visitors outside of working hours.
“Completion of this project has been delayed following the liquidation of the previous contractor, who the ACT Government had originally engaged, and the time it has taken to identify a new contractor and evaluate its tender.
“The new park and ride site, which is located on the corner of Johnson Drive and Were Street in Calwell, is now due for completion in September 2013.
“The completed project will include approximately 60 parking spaces conveniently located near bus stops on Johnson Drive and Were Street. Buses at these stops are scheduled to arrive every 20 minutes during the peak period and every 30 minutes during the off-peak.”
If Canberra is anything like my Sim City city, then this will do wonders for traffic congestion.